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Law Lawsuits

  • NEW YORK, March 14- Paul McCartney, who has waited decades to reclaim ownership of hundreds of the Beatles' songs, should wait a little longer rather than continue his U.S. lawsuit against Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, the defendant said. In a filing on Monday with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, a lawyer for Sony/ATV said the publisher has never challenged the...

  • NEW YORK, March 13- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP on Monday said it may seek a mistrial in a $3 billion malpractice case over the collapse of Jon Corzine's MF Global Holdings Ltd, saying it was blindsided when the plaintiff changed its theory of why the brokerage failed. The auditor has been accused by MF Global's bankruptcy administrator of accounting...

  • NEW YORK, March 13- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP on Monday said it may seek a mistrial in a $3 billion malpractice case over the collapse of Jon Corzine's MF Global Holdings Ltd, saying it was blindsided when the plaintiff changed its theory of why the brokerage failed. The auditor has been accused by MF Global's bankruptcy administrator of accounting...

  • Pilot models of the Uber self-driving car is displayed at the Uber Advanced Technologies Center on September 13, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo added a new patent claim to its intellectual property lawsuit against Uber Technologies.

  • March 10- Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit Waymo on Friday added a new patent claim to its intellectual property lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc and requested a preliminary injunction to stop the ride-sharing service from using what it says is proprietary information, a court filing showed. The two Silicon Valley companies are fighting over...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Lloyds Banking Group Plc, ICAP Europe Ltd and Tullett Prebon Plc as defendants from litigation alleging a conspiracy among many financial services companies to manipulate the yen Libor and Euroyen Tibor benchmark interest rates. District Judge George Daniels in Manhattan said he lacked personal...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- In an unusual filing in the consolidated litigation over Volkswagens emissions cheating software, the car company has accused the leading plaintiffs' firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro of attempting to inflate its account of hourly billings in the class action by VW dealers to justify its $28 million fee request. Hagens Berman was lead...

  • Travis Kalanick.

    Waymo is formally asking a judge to block Uber from operating its autonomous vehicles, The Verge reports.

  • March 10- Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit Waymo on Friday added a new patent claim to its intellectual property lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc and requested a preliminary injunction to stop the ride-sharing service from using what it says is proprietary information, a court filing showed. The two Silicon Valley companies are fighting over...

  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody spokesman Vic Svec said on Thursday that the company stands by its reorganization plan.

  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody spokesman Vic Svec said on Thursday that the company stands by its reorganization plan.

  • CHICAGO, March 9- Four individual investors of Peabody Energy Corp are accusing the company, certain hedge funds and other parties involved in the coal producer's Chapter 11 bankruptcy of breaching their fiduciary duties, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Peabody has denied the allegations in the lawsuit, which was filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court...

  • Hawaii is the first state to sue over Trump's new travel ban

    Attorneys for the state filed a lawsuit in federal court in Honolulu to stop Trump's revised travel ban.

  • Tamara Holder, a former Fox News contributor, in Chicago, Oct. 19, 2016.

    The company, still dealing with the fallout from the harassment scandal involving Roger Ailes, has reached a settlement for more than $2.5 million with Tamara Holder.

  • TEGUCIGALPA, March 8- Supporters of a lawsuit filed in the United States on Wednesday against a unit of the World Bank alleging complicity in deadly land disputes in Honduras said they hope the litigation will help recover lost territory. The lawsuit was filed by Earth Rights International against the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World...

  • The Denver- based company was linked in November 2015 to a multistate E.coli outbreak, and the next month to a norovirus outbreak that sickened at least 80 Boston College students. Failla also rejected claims that founder and Chief Executive Steve Ells, former Co-Chief Executive Monty Moran and Chief Financial Officer John Hartung intended to commit fraud by...

  • March 8- A federal appeals court said billionaire Ira Rennert must pay a $213.2 million judgment after a jury found him liable for looting his now-defunct magnesium company to build one of the country's most expensive homes, a 21- bedroom mansion in New York's Hamptons. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday let stand a jury verdict against the mining...

  • MILAN/ FRANKFURT, March 6- Facebook Inc has suspended its location-sharing feature in Italy after a Milan court ruled last year that the social networking giant had violated competition and copyright laws by effectively copying a similar app from a local start-up. Facebook said it has discontinued offering what it now calls Nearby Places in Italy while it...

  • A legal battle between Uber and Alphabet highlights tension

    The parent company of Google is suing Uber for theft of trade secrets.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- When Uber Technologies Inc was raising venture capital in 2013, it was one of the hottest deals around and no one was more eager to write a check than Bill Maris and David Krane of Google's venture capital arm. Not everyone at Google Ventures, since renamed GV, agreed. Whatever Waymo gains, Google Ventures loses, said Stephen Diamond, associate...